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Young, Donald B.; Pottenger, Francis M. – 1992
This student guide and accompanying teacher's guide are a product of the Foundational Approaches in Science Teaching (FAST) curriculum development project at the University of Hawaii. In the teaching guide, the introduction gives a description of the underlying theory and practice in FAST and includes the FAST instructional model, descriptions of…
Descriptors: Community Problems, Ecology, Environmental Education, Groundwater
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Santos, Maria Emma – Social Indicators Research, 2013
This paper analyses poverty reduction in Bhutan between two points in time--2003 and 2007--from a multidimensional perspective. The measures estimated include consumption expenditure as well as other indicators which are directly (when possible) or indirectly associated to valuable functionings, namely, health, education, access to electricity,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Social Indicators, Psychological Patterns
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Beaumont, Brent – Primary Science, 2014
The author explains how the children at his primary school in New Zealand are inspired by their involvement in environmental monitoring. Shellfish surveys are conducted annually in New Zealand in order to establish the health of their estuaries. By involving the children in this national monitoring programme, prepared by the Hauraki Gulf Forum (an…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Environmental Standards, Water Quality, Science Activities
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Alibrandi, Marsha – Meridian, 1998
Describes an application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology as a tool in an environmental community-service project in which students and adult community members participated in water-quality monitoring and biological assessment. Discusses issues and problems associated with technology in education and recommends a balance of…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Community Cooperation, Community Services, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Rathburn, Sara L.; Weinberg, Andrea E. – Journal of Geoscience Education, 2011
The GetWET Observatory was developed as part of an overall course redesign of the Introductory Geology Laboratory at Colorado State University to improve student learning of key surface and groundwater concepts for nonmajors in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Consisting of six groundwater monitoring wells, the GetWET Observatory…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, College Science, Science Laboratories, Geology
Project WET Foundation, 2003
This 100-page manual serves as a technical reference for the "Healthy Water, Healthy People Water Quality Educators Guide" and the "Healthy Water Healthy People Testing Kits". Yielding in-depth information about ten water quality parameters, it answers questions about water quality testing using technical overviews, data interpretation guidelines,…
Descriptors: Testing, Reference Materials, Water, Water Quality
Glazer, Richard B. – 1984
This report describes the model educational delivery system used by Ulster County Community College in its water quality monitoring program. The educational delivery system described in the report encompasses the use of behavioral objectives as its foundation and builds upon this foundation to form a complete system whose outcomes can be measured,…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Community Colleges, Competency Based Education
Mason, Fred J.; Houdart, Joseph F. – 1970
This manual is designed for students involved in environmental education programs dealing with water pollution problems. By establishing a network of Environmental Monitoring Stations within the educational system, four steps toward the prevention, control, and abatement of water pollution are proposed. (1) Train students to recognize, monitor,…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Field Studies, Research Methodology, Science Activities
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Murray, Kent S.; Napieralski, Jacob; Luera, Gail; Thomas-Brown, Karen; Reynolds-Keefer, Laura – Journal of Geoscience Education, 2012
The Geosciences Institute for Research and Education at the University of Michigan-Dearborn has been an example of a successful and effective model in increasing the participation of underrepresented groups in the geosciences. The program emphasizes involving middle school and at-risk high school students from the Detroit area public schools,…
Descriptors: Research Projects, Earth Science, Workshops, Middle School Students
Alberta Environment, Edmonton. Environmental Education Resources Branch. – 1984
The objective of this environmental studies unit is to establish a water quality monitoring project for high school students in Alberta while simultaneously providing a unit which meets the objectives of the Biology 20 program (and which may also be used in Biology 10 and 30). Through this project, students assist in the collection,…
Descriptors: Biology, Ecology, Environmental Education, Field Trips
US Environmental Protection Agency, 2006
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wants to ensure schools and child care facilities are safe environments for the nation's children. In response to rising public concern over the health risks posed to young children by lead in the drinking water, EPA is launching a "3Ts--Training, Testing, and Telling" program. This…
Descriptors: Water Quality, Water, Testing, Hazardous Materials
VerDuin, Joel A. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between school board hiring practices and specific leadership behaviors. The current priority of educational leaders is often spoken of in terms of accountability for student achievement. This study considered the priority of educational improvement, and examined hiring practices using five…
Descriptors: Superintendents, Personnel Selection, Accountability, Academic Achievement
Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. – 1974
This publication, an annual report to Congress, covers measures taken to implement the objectives of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act. The report was developed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and covers calendar year 1973. A letter introducing and highlighting the report from the EPA Director to the Congress is given at the…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Court Litigation, Environmental Education, Environmental Standards
Alberta Environment, Edmonton. Environmental Education Resources Branch. – 1984
The objective of this environmental studies unit is to establish a water quality monitoring project for high school students in Alberta while simultaneously providing a unit which meets the objectives of the Biology 20 program (and which may also be used in Biology 10 and 30). Through this project, students assist in the collection,…
Descriptors: Biology, Ecology, Environmental Education, Field Trips
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Ballinger, Dwight G. – Environmental Science and Technology, 1972
Presents information regarding available instruments for industries and agencies who must monitor numerous aquatic parameters. Charts denote examples of parameters sampled, testing methods, range and accuracy of test methods, cost analysis, and reliability of instruments. (BL)
Descriptors: Environment, Equipment, Evaluation, Measurement Instruments
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